Veterans’ Benefits

Government Assistance for Vets

Aid and Attendance is a benefit paid by the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to veterans or their surviving spouses. It is paid in addition to a veteran’s basic pension.

  • Aid and Attendance is for eligible veterans and surviving spouses who:
    • Require regular assistance with eating, dressing, bathing and other activities of daily living
    • Require financial help for in-home care or to pay for an assisted living facility or a nursing home.
  • Aid and Attendance benefits are paid to those applicants who:
    • Are eligible for a VA pension
    • Meet service requirements including service during specific wartime periods
    • Meet certain disability requirements
    • Meet income and asset limitations

For information about the Aid and Attendance veterans’ benefits, contact:

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